Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/21/14

PORTLAND, OR - SEPTEMBER 7: Ronald 'Winky' Wright (left) eyes Bronco McKart during their junior middleweight fight at the Rose Garden on September 7, 2002 in Portland, Oregon. IBF junior middleweight champion Winky Wright retained his title when challenger Bronco McKart was disqualified by referee Mike Fischer for excessive low blows in the eighth round. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Following a hard-fought 10-round battle with Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin this past Saturday night at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., former Undisputed Junior Middleweight World Champion and longtime middleweight contender Ronald "Winky" Wright has decided to retire at the age of 40. "Part of being a boxer is knowing when to call it quits," said Wright. "It's time for me. I did what I set out to do and that was to be great and become a world champion. I have a lot of great memories from my career and will still support this great sport which I have dedicated my life to. I want to thank all of the people who helped me along the way and especially the fans that supported me all of these years." "Winky Wright is a class act in and out of the ring and if you wanted to see what true skill was, you watched him fight," said Oscar de la Hoya, President of Golden Boy Promotions. "I congratulate him on his amazing career. I know we'll be seeing him in the Hall of ...
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